Houston Matters

Documentary Looks at the History & Significance of Post Oak Boulevard

On Monday, June 27, at 9 p.m., Houston Public Media TV 8 will air a documentary called Post Oak Boulevard: A Texas Legacy. It’s produced by the Texas Foundation for the Arts. One person who is featured prominently in the documentary is Robert Sakowitz, a local commercial icon. Robert joins us to talk about the […]

(A signature metal ring street sign along Houston's Post Oak Boulevard near the Galleria in Uptown. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)On Monday, June 27, at 9 p.m., Houston Public Media TV 8 will air a documentary called Post Oak Boulevard: A Texas Legacy. It's produced by the Texas Foundation for the Arts.

One person who is featured prominently in the documentary is Robert Sakowitz, a local commercial icon. Robert joins us to talk about the film and why one street in Houston needed its own documentary.

(Above: A signature metal ring street sign along Houston’s Post Oak Boulevard near the Galleria in Uptown. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

MORE:
Uptown Houston Short Film
Designing the Post Oak Boulevard Street Signs (Houston Matters, Feb. 16, 2016)

Subscribe to Today in Houston

Fill out the form below to subscribe our new daily editorial newsletter from the HPM Newsroom.

* required

Share

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

More Information